RBC welcomes John Kyte to team

We’re proud to introduce you to the newest member of the RBC team, John Kyte, who joins us as Director of Communications and Programs. John will be working to help boost our presence with key audiences in North America through communications and program management efforts, specifically via Backhaul Alaska and…

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Micah Thompson

Featured member profile: Micah Thompson, Advance Auto Parts

Q&A with Micah Thompson (Senior Manager, Environmental Affairs, Advance Auto Parts) What inspired your company to join the coalition? I’ve been with Advance for over 13 years. Since day one, we’ve looked for opportunities to work with state and federal regulation policy agencies to develop sensible regulations that work for Advance’s…

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Thanks to volunteers for successful community cleanup Oct. 8

Volunteers turned out on Oct. 8, Columbus Day, for a successful  community cleanup sponsored by RBC and the Keep America Beautiful affiliate in northern Virginia. About 48 volunteers collected 35 bags (875 pounds) of trash along 5 miles of Old Bridge Road in Prince William County. Prince William County Supervisor…

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Shawn Sauer

Featured member profile: Shawn Sauer, Canadian Energy & Power Corp.

Q&A with Shawn Sauer (Chairman, Canadian Energy & Power Corp.) What inspired Canadian Energy to join the coalition? Canadian Energy is committed to the responsible management of batteries today and into the future. We have an innate responsibility to participate in any and all efforts, programs or organizations that will broaden…

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Renova Energy joins coalition

Founded in Palm Desert, California, in 2006, Renova Energy is an award-winning employee-owned solar company that has proven national standards paired with a commitment to the local community. The company was named to Inc. Magazine’s 500/5000 Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies three consecutive years, and now services the I-10 corridor…

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Battery Solutions logo

Welcome to our new coalition member!

Battery Solutions’ unique approach to collecting, sorting and processing end-of-life batteries means every single battery is treated based on its optimal next destination. They sort and grade batteries (about 50 million pounds last year) for reuse, repurposing or recycling, seeking the best economical outcome while maintaining complete transparency and regulatory…

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University of Michigan CSS

RBC partners with University of Michigan on ‘green principles’

This month we launched an exciting project with the University of Michigan’s Center for Sustainable Systems to develop the “green principles” for responsible vehicle battery management. Based on the established green principles for stationary applications, this new project will examine and characterize the environmental profile of vehicle energy storage throughout…

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Boris Kort-Packard

Featured member profile: Boris Kort-Packard, FedEx Express

Boris Kort-Packard is Chief Engineer, Global Vehicles for FedEx Express, in Memphis, Tenn., where he is facilitating a goal to increase FedEx Express vehicle fuel efficiency 50% from a 2005 baseline by 2025.  As Chief Engineer, he provides vision to aim the practical leading-edge implementation for fleet innovation and efficiency….

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National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Lithium Ion Battery Recycling Meeting

In May, the RBC was invited by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to join with other organizations, companies and experts to discuss the approaches, needs and challenges of lithium ion battery recycling now and in the future. The meeting, held in Colorado, was well attended by representatives from Europe, Asia…

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